Tufts Global Education

There are a wide range of academic, personal, and professional benefits to be gained through studying abroad. Many students find it is a truly transformative skill-building experience. Tufts University has been offering study abroad programs to undergraduate students for five decades. You may also choose from hundreds of approved programs run by external providers. Get started with "Study Abroad First Steps"! Once you have taken care of that critical step in your planning, you can then come to meet with us during drop-in hours. Also join us at our info sessions to learn more about your options!

Annecy, France, the site of the Tufts in Talloires

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Feb 26, 2020

Information session for F-1 STEM eligible students about the process to apply for work authorization in the US.

Feb 26, 2020

Informational event for students applying to dental school this year with the intention of starting dental school in summer of 2021

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News & Announcements

Tufts in London has a new partner: QMUL!

We are excited to announce that our Tufts-in-London program has a new partner institution: Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)! Students are invited to apply  for 2020-21 (fall, spring, or full year). QMUL offers a wide array of subjects, including STEM fields.

Guidance for the Tufts Community Related to the Coronavirus

Tufts’ Office of Emergence Management continus to monitor the circumstances surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) along with various public health partners. At this time, we advise the Tufts community to avoid any travel to China. Please review our Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus for the latest updates, including external resources and preventative measures.

Review Tufts' Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus


Global Research Assistant Program (GRAP)

The Global Research Assistant Program (GRAP) provides the opportunity for Tufts undergraduate students to work with Tufts faculty members on international research and impact projects for a minimum of eight weeks during the summer. Project locations include Bermuda, Costa Rica, Japan, Malawi, and Uganda. This opportunity is open to all Tufts rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. GRAP is sponsored by the AS&E Career Center and Summer Scholars Program, the Institute for Global Leadership, the Office of the Provost, and Tisch College. The deadline to apply has be extended to February 27!

Learn More About GRAP -- and Apply!


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Why Study Abroad?

  • Earn academic credit while examining your field from a different perspective
  • Gain independence, adaptability, problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, and self-reliance
  • Develop a global mindset and linguistic and intercultural competencies

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Diversity and Identity Abroad

We encourage students from all backgrounds to consider study abroad. We understand that there can be academic, cultural, and financial challenges to studying abroad, and your own experience will be both rewarding and challenging in unique ways. Find more resources.